PyCharm 2016.3 Help

File Types Recognized by PyCharm

PyCharm recognizes numerous file types. Each file type is denoted with a special icon. Custom files types are also allowed. Each file type is associated with one or more extensions that match a certain pattern.

The file types and their extensions are configurable in the File Types dialog.

The default types include:

File TypeIconRecognized in
Archive files /help/img/idea/icon_create_archive.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
Buildout config/help/img/idea/icon_buildoutConfigFile.pngProfessional Edition
Chameleon template files/help/img/idea/chameleon.pngProfessional Edition
C# files/help/img/idea/fileTypeCSharp.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
C/C++ files/help/img/idea/fileTypeC.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
CSS files/help/img/idea/fileTypeCss.pngProfessional Edition
CoffeeScript files/help/img/idea/icon_CoffeeScript.pngProfessional Edition
Cython files/help/img/idea/icon_cython.pngProfessional Edition
Dart files/help/img/idea/icon_dart.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Diagram files/help/img/idea/icon_UML.pngProfessional Edition
Erlang files/help/img/idea/fileTypeC.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Files marked as plain text/help/img/idea/plain_text_icon.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Files opened in associated applications/help/img/idea/iconFileTypeCustom.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Handlebars files/help/img/idea/fileTypeHandlebars.pngProfessional Edition
HAML files/help/img/idea/fileTypeHAML.pngProfessional Edition
HTML files/help/img/idea/classTypeHtml.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
IDL files/help/img/idea/fileTypeIdl.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Image files/help/img/idea/fileTypeImage.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
JavaFX files/help/img/idea/fileTypeC.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
JavaScript files/help/img/idea/fileTypeJavaScript.pngProfessional Edition
JavaScript test files/help/img/idea/fileTypeJSTest.pngProfessional Edition
JavaScript files that can be executed on Node.js/help/img/idea/fileTypeJSFileToRunOnNode.pngProfessional Edition
Jade files (refer to the section Using Pug (Jade) Template Engine)./help/img/idea/jade.pngProfessional Edition
JSHint configuration files /help/img/idea/ws_iconJSHint.png Professional Edition
JSON files/help/img/idea/fileTypeJSON.pngProfessional Edition
JSTestDriver Config filesfileTypeJSTestDriverConfig.pngProfessional Edition
Less files/help/img/idea/fileTypeLESS.pngProfessional Edition
Localization files/help/img/idea/fileTypePO.pngProfessional Edition
Mako template files/help/img/idea/fileTypesMako.pngProfessional Edition
Qt UI designer form files/help/img/idea/fileTypesQtUI.pngBoth editions
reStructuredText files/help/img/idea/fileTypesRST.pngBoth editions
Patch files/help/img/idea/patch.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Perl files/help/img/idea/fileTypeJavaScript.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Python scripts/help/img/idea/pythonScript.pngBoth editions
Pug files (refer to the section Using Pug (Jade) Template Engine). /help/img/idea/pug.pngProfessional Edition
Regular expressions/help/img/idea/fileTypeRegexp.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
RELAX NG Compact Syntax/help/img/idea/fileTypeRelaxNG.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Sass files/help/img/idea/fileTypeSASS.pngProfessional Edition
SCSS files/help/img/idea/fileTypeSASS.pngProfessional Edition
SQL files/help/img/idea/icon_sqlOpenInEditor.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
Stylus files/help/img/idea/fileTypeStylus.png Professional Edition
Text files/help/img/idea/ac_iconFileTypeText.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
TypeScript files /help/img/idea/ac_iconFileType_TypeScript.png Professional Edition
XHTML files/help/img/idea/ac_iconFileTypeXHTML.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
XML DTD files/help/img/idea/ac_iconFileTypeDTD.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
XML files/help/img/idea/ac_iconFileTypeXML.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
YAML files/help/img/idea/fileTypeYAML.png Professional Edition

See Also

Last modified: 23 November 2016